Neighborhood artwork exhibition open day will showcase native lockdown artwork

Community art exhibition open day will showcase local lockdown art

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“Creativity has all the time been a part of my life, however this yr with coronavirus, it’s helped me to remain within the second and has been an enormous a part of managing my psychological well being.”

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Cambridgeshire Expressive Arts and Counselling Centre

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Cambridgeshire Expressive Arts and Counselling Centre (CEAACC ) reached out to the Ely and local people asking for artists and people to take part in a Neighborhood Artwork Exhibition.

Coronavirus and lockdown has had a big impression on folks’s psychological well being and wellbeing, the mandatory isolation rising signs of hysteria, despair, loneliness, and vanity.

Artwork and creativity for many individuals has been a lifeline over the past 6 months, and as a neighborhood organisation, the Cambridgeshire Expressive Arts and Counselling Centre needed to seize this of their exhibition.

Six grownup artists got here ahead and several other youngsters and younger folks. By way of their artwork and tales they categorical their feelings, experiences, hopes and energy. The combination of artwork and media has been numerous and vibrant, from acrylics, colouring, and crochet, to mixed-media, pastels, pens, oils, sketches and water colors. There isn’t any recipe for Lockdown artwork.

Selena McCabe, an area artist stated: “My artwork is a snapshot of recollections taken from a time and place that evokes emotions of contentment, discovering magnificence in colors to brighten, encourage, escape and replicate.”  

Work by native artist Selena McCabe

Artist, David Ogilvie stated: “Throughout Lockdown I made a number of photos of the character reserve in Little Downham, Cambridgeshire the place I dwell, these photos are in regards to the hope of rising from darkish days right into a brighter future.”

Artist, Jennifer StQuintin added: “With the added isolation and separation from my help community, artwork, creativity and crochet helped to me to manage and handle my anxiousness and despair.

“Creativity has all the time been a part of my life, however this yr with coronavirus, it’s helped me to remain within the second and has been an enormous a part of managing my psychological well being.”

Cambridgeshire Expressive Arts and Counselling Centre is a psychological well being neighborhood organisation within the coronary heart of Ely, Cambridgeshire which offers counselling and therapeutic providers to youngsters, younger folks and adults.

Their Revolving Artwork Gallery is a chance for native artists to exhibit their work freed from cost for six weeks.

Their Neighborhood Exhibition goals to encourage and convey folks collectively at what continues to be a troublesome and difficult time for a lot of. There shall be an Open Day on Sunday, October 25 from, 10am to 4pm by appointment.


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